A festival of events to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the founding of the Augustinian Abbey of St Mary, in Cirencester.2017. Although relations between Abbey and townspeople were sometimes difficult as the Abbey was powerful and held sway over everyone’s life, the wealth it brought to the town became the foundation of the economy we enjoy today.
This is the highest award Cirencester Town Council can confer, and is for the lifetime of the recipient. The award is for exceptional services to the community and is restricted to seven recipients at any one time.
Cirencester Town Council provides a Local Information Centre at Bingham House in the Market Place. Come and meet our friendly team of staff and volunteers who will help you find the information you need. We have a whole range of information about local services, things to do in Cirencester, events, and volunteering opportunities.
Work commenced on 22 February in the town centre and the Town Council has been working hard to ensure the centre of Cirencester is still open to local residents, businesses and visitors. This includes the continued provision of both the weekly Friday Charter Market and the fortnightly Farmers' Market. From Friday 26 February, the market will be temporarily re-located to the area adjacent to the church, around the war memorial and West Market Place.
Cirencester Town Council's Local Information Centre at Bingham House, 1 Dyer Street, is proud to be a Safe Place in the Gloucestershire Keep Safe Scheme. The Keep Safe Scheme in Gloucestershire was set up in July 2010 to support people with learning disabilities and in September 2013, the Police and Crime Commissioner in Gloucestershire commissioned Memory Clubs UK – a community interest compan...